Money MattersStuart Jones Three things often happen when people decide to sell their house. They buy storage tubs, have a yard sale, and haul things to Goodwill. The clutter that surrounds us didn’t magically appear. It’s all stuff we once wanted. We paid for it and now we want to get rid of it. All too often, money spent on things that will soon wind up in a yard sale is money that could have created a margin in our finances. It’s a bad pattern and we need to give some thought to why we go down this path.